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Things to do in London this Friday

It's time to clock off, wind down and get your weekend on...

Find fantastic ideas for things to do on a Friday, just in case you've left it to the last minute. Check out the best entertainment, nightlife and events happening in the capital this Friday. The weekend starts here...

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National Gallery Friday Late

Love-struck museum goers can taste historical aphrodisiacs, create their own fascinators with Glam Hatters and take part in courtly dances at this Valentine's themed event. Activities are free and places are available on a first come, first served basis.

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National Gallery , Trafalgar Square Friday February 12 2016

Zoolander 2

Pioneering the male pout long before the cast of ‘Made In Chelsea’, Derek Zoolander may well still be Ben Stiller’s finest comic creation. While a sequel that takes 15 years to materialise doesn't bode well, the return of Owen Wilson as tousle-haired knucklehead Hansel and Will Ferrell as megalomaniac fashion tycoon Mugatu is encouraging. 

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Release date: Friday February 12 2016 Now Showing

The Artful Badger Love Potion Valentine's Ball

Eclectic party pros TAB host two big Valentine’s parties, with bands and DJs playing funk, soul, disco, pop, house and techno, plus plenty of late-night shenanigans and wicked games for singletons and loved-up couples alike. Dress up and get lost down the badger hole.

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The Vaults , Waterloo Friday February 12 2016 - Sunday February 14 2016

Pre-Raphaelites on Paper: Victorian Drawings from the Lanigan Collection

2016 at Leighton House Museum kicks off with an extensive exhibition featuring over 100 drawings and sketches by the Pre-Raphaelites and their contemporaries organised by the National Gallery of Canada. Pieces on show range from preparatory sketches through to finished drawings exploring landscapes, portraiture, allegories and religious scenes. 

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Leighton House Museum , Kensington Friday February 12 2016 - Sunday May 29 2016

The Telegraph Outdoor Adventure and Travel Show

This event which is a must for all bike, sport, travel and outside enthusiasts returns in 2016 with plenty of information, shopping opportunities, guest speakers and family-friendly have-a-go experiences. See the show's website for a full list of exhibitors, activities and talk times. 

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ExCeL London , Custom House Thursday February 11 2016 - Sunday February 14 2016


The gripping true story of the crusading journalists who uncovered the Catholic child abuse scandal

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The Big Short

The roots of the 2008 financial crash are engagingly explored in this all-star comedy

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The Revenant

It's hard to say who's grizzlier: human star Leonardo DiCaprio or his ursine adversary in this powerful drama

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This comic drama is more enjoyable than a movie about two Icelandic sheep farmers ought to be

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